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TweetWHEN A CONGRESSIONAL CANDIDATE SAYS BEING REQUIRED TO COMPLY WITH THE BIRTH CONTROL COVERAGE BENEFIT IS LIKE BEING FORCED TO WORK FOR NEO-NAZIS OR THE KU KLUX KLAN.   Tweet
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“No duh” study: Free birth control doesn’t lead to “promiscuity”

TweetIn case you were concerned that the surge in no copay birth control under Obamacare is turning us into a nation of sluts because “the only thing standing between women and promiscuity is a fear of pregnancy,” a new study from the Contraceptive Choice Project should ease your worries.  Tweet
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Chart of the day: No co-pay birth control surges dramatically under the ACA

Tweet A new study from the Guttmacher Institute shows a surge in the proportion of privately insured women who did not pay co-pays or any additional charges for their birth control. Tweet
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Judge rules pharmacists can refuse to sell emergency contraception

TweetIn yet another victory for “religious conscience” at the expense of women’s health, a federal judge struck down Washington State’s law requiring pharmacies to stock emergency contraception. The AP reports: Washington state cannot force pharmacies to sell Plan B or other emergency contraceptives, a federal judge ruled Wednesday, saying the state’s true goal was to [...]
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Tell President Obama not to cave to the Catholic Bishops on birth control coverage

TweetI’ve written ranted before about the US. Conference of Catholic Bishops’ campaign against no-cost birth control coverage. According to Jodi Jacobson, the Obama administration might actually give in to their demands. Last week, Archbishop Dolan meet privately with President Obama and came away feeling pretty darn good about it. Jodi reminds us just how absurd [...]
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